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3 Olympic volleyball medals stolen from California home

The U.S. women's volleyball team practices during a team training session at Ariake Arena during the 2020 Summer Olympics, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo. Authorities on Thursday, Nov. 10,2022, were looking for three Olympic medals belonging to a member of the U.S. women's volleyball team after they were stolen from a Southern California home.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday have been on the lookout for three Olympic medals belonging to a member of the U.S. ladies’s volleyball crew after they have been stolen from a Southern California dwelling.

The medals have been being quickly saved at a Laguna Hills dwelling and have been inside a secure that was taken in an Oct. 29 housebreaking, Orange County Sheriff’s Division stated.

No arrests have been made.

The gold medal was from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the silver from the 2012 London Olympics and the bronze from the 2016 video games in Brazil.

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Authorities didn’t instantly establish the proprietor of the medals.

It’s the second time this yr {that a} medal belonging to a member of the ladies’s volleyball crew has been stolen in Orange County.

Jordyn Poulter reported her 2020 gold medal stolen Could 25 after her automobile was damaged into at a parking storage in Anaheim, police stated.

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Detectives later arrested a suspect within the theft, however weren’t instantly capable of find the lacking medal. It was lastly returned in June after the house owners of an Anaheim barbershop reported discovering the medal inside a plastic bag discarded outdoors their enterprise and turned it over to police.

A 31-year-old Anaheim resident described by police as having a prolonged felony historical past has been charged within the theft.

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